From Commonwealth War Graves Commission:

Rifleman George Jarvis { 2720 } 2nd Battalion Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort’s Own) who died on 9 May 1915. Age 24
Remembered on Ploegsteert Memorial.*

* The Ploegsteert Memorial to the Missing (also known as Hyde Park Corner[2] and referred to colloquially as “Plug Street”) is a Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) memorial for the missing soldiers of World War I who fought in the immediate area of the Ypres Salient on the Western Front.

From 1911 Census:

Family of George and Minnie Jarvis listed, at Mill End Green. They had 12 children; the names of 8 are listed on 1911 census return, but not George – who must have left home (would have been 20 in 1911). No other census entry found though.

From 1901 Census:

Age last birthday 10 (b. 1891), the second of 7 children. Son of George and Minnie Jarvis, Mill End Green, Great Easton.


Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-19

Service number: 2720
Enlistment place: Dunmow
Residence: Dunmow
Cause of death: Killed in action
Death place & theatre of war: France & Flanders, Western European Theatre

From ‘List of Subscribers’ (to Great Easton War Memorial):

Jarvis, Mr. and Mrs. G.
Jarvis, Widow [ but also see Alexander Barltrop ]

Click here for CWG certificate for George Jarvis